|LC Classifications||KF26 .L27 1980t|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 472 p. :|
|Number of Pages||472|
|LC Control Number||81601328|
The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) requires that private-sector firms provide workers’ compensation coverage for their employees engaged in longshore, harbor, or other maritime occupations on or adjacent to the navigable waters of the United States. 1File Size: 1MB. The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a federal law that provides for the payment of compensation, medical care, and vocational rehabilitation services to employees disabled from on the job injuries that occur on the navigable waters of the United States, or in adjoining areas customarily used in the loading, unloading, repairing, or building of a vessel. C. Workers’ Compensation Law Workers’ Compensation Law means the workers or workmen’ s compensation law and occupational disease law of each state or territory named in Item 3.A. of the Information Page and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 USC Sections –). It includes any amendments to those laws that are in. Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC) Laws, Regulations & Related Materials. The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) and its extensions, all associated federal regulations, DLHWC procedure manual and related reference materials.
The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and its extensions, administered by the U. S. Department of Labor's Employment Standards Administration, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, provide medical benefits, compensation for lost wages, and rehabilitation services to employees who are injured during the course of employment or contract an occupational disease . The United States Longshore And Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (USL&HWCA) was enacted by legislation in It is a federal workers compensation law that applies to maritime employees who work on or over navigable waters in or adjacent to the United States. However, it does not apply to sailors, seamen, masters and crews of any ship. All powers, duties, and responsibilities vested by this Act, on the date of enactment of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Amendments of [enacted Oct. 27, ], in the deputy commissioners with respect to such hearings . Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC) DLHWC Insurance Requirements - Do I Need Insurance? The requirement to have the proper insurance varies depending on the nature of your business operations, your location, and many other factors dictated by case law.
Oversight hearings on the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. Supplement: hearings before the Subcommittee on Labor Standards of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session held in Washington, D.C., on Novem 14, 15, and December 6, Oversight hearings on the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act: hearings before the Subcommittee on Labor Standards of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session, hearings held in Washington, D.C., on Novem 14, 15, 27, and December 6, The Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (referred to as the Longshore Act or LHWCA) provides compensation and medical benefits to injured maritime workers who are not covered by the Jones Act (ie. seamen) or state workers’ compensation.. Congress enacted the Longshore Act in in an effort to protect workers engaged in maritime activity. In , the Longshore Act was amended to provide additional protections to employers against claims by shipowners, to diminish remedies owed by shipowners to injured workers, and to extend coverage landward for maritime workers. In , the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Longshore Act did not supplant state workers’ compensation laws, but supplemented them.